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Philadelphia Adults-Only Ghost Tour: The Founding Phantoms

Discover the darker side of Philadelphia on a thought-provoking Ghost Tour that explores the birthplace of America’s dark and chilling history.
Where:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Price for:1 Participant
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 16 years
A haunted Philadelphia history tour only for grownups!

The Founding Phantoms Ghost Tour is Philadelphia’s most unique adults-only walking tour. Your entertaining and knowledgeable guide will lead you to haunted locations to tell the lesser-known stories of our Founding Fathers and the haunted mysteries tied to them. You’ll also delve into fascinating discoveries and fatal errors in the development of America's healthcare system.

If you're looking for a paranormal thought-provoking Ghost Tour, this is the tour for you. With no children on the tour, your guide will cover mature topics with mature language – not a tour the squeamish!

Haunted possible stops along the tour:

  • Washington Square: Your 90-minute phantasmal journey begins when you meet up with your professional guide near Washington Square. Warning, originally a potter’s field burial ground, you may encounter the ghosts of early Philadelphians put to rest here!
  • Pennsylvania Hospital:This hospital was home to many inhumane experiments attempting to rid the evil spirits once thought to be responsible for mental illness. Get ready to delve into horrors that took place and the vindictive spirits that remain.
  • First Bank of the United States: Closed to the public for more than 40 years and one of Philadelphia’s most haunted places, the First Bank of the United States is teeming with spirits and Alexander Hamilton’s ghost roaming the hallways. There is no doubt paranormal activity is happening here.

Tour highlights:

  • An outdoor evening walking tour uncovering the dark side of the city with a professional, entertaining guide.
  • Discover grisly, spine-chilling tales about Philadelphia’s past.
  • A ghoulish and fun adults-only tour.

When: Available March - October with tours daily at 9pm

Duration: 90-minutes

Need to know:

  • This tour is for participants 16 years of age or older. This is an adults-only tour that contains graphic subject matter and mature language.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • This is a pet-friendly ghost tour.
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • This tour focuses on building exteriors and outdoor spaces.
  • Please arrive at the tour start location 15-minutes early to get checked-in with your guide.
  • Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking (wear comfortable shoes).
  • This experience runs rain or shine. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

This ghostly tour takes place in Philadelphia PA  VIEW MAP

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